Course Title: Applied Management

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Applied Management

Credit Points: 12


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM1783

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2014,
Viet3 2014,
Viet2 2015,
Viet3 2016,
Viet2 2017

BUSM3150

Brunswick Campus

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017

BUSM3163

Brandix Coll of Clothing Techn

Undergraduate

350H Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Offsh 1 11,
Offsh1 12,
Offsh1 13,
Offsh1 15,
Offsh1 17

Course Coordinator: Grant Emerson

Course Coordinator Phone: 9925 9149

Course Coordinator Email: grant .emerson@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 511.02.05


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

This course will provide you with the opportunity to acquire knowledge of applied management concepts and principles applicable to the fashion & textiles industry of today. Particular emphasis is placed on innovation, marketing and entrepreneurship, equipping you with the tools to manage today’s rapidly changing business environment and skills that are highly relevant and sought-after. Throughout the course we will investigate organisations such as David Jones to seek understanding as to how and why they have invested in initiatives such as their interactive LCD screens on the retail floor.

The course will build on your knowledge with particular attention to the integration of theory and reflective practice and the development of critical thinking, problem solving and critical analysis skills enabling you to develop frameworks and ideas for work in organisational settings including leading teams.

By completing this course, you will leave with the skills to assist established organisations in reaching new levels of success as well as the ability to recognise and respond to opportunities for new business ventures.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

a) Lead and manage own work and other team members or individuals within a fashion and textiles enterprise.

b) Problem solve effectively in a fashion and textiles enterprise.

c) Apply sustainable practices related to fashion and textiles issues.

d) Apply logical and critical thinking in resolving a range of management issues in a fashion and textiles context.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

a) Analyse and apply the concepts and principles of innovation and entrepreneurship.

b) Apply and evaluate a range of management practices in a fashion and textiles context.

c) Identify and critically analyse new entrepreneurial ventures and discuss the impact for local and international fashion and textile industries.

d) Generate ideas for new products and services to meet customer needs.

e) Develop and evaluate a business and marketing plan.

f) Evaluate the relationship of sustainability to fashion and textile businesses.


Overview of Learning Activities

Key concepts and their application will be explained and illustrated in on line lectures with opportunities to discuss their use in case studies during tutorials and group discussions.

Industry guest speakers will give you the opportunity to receive feedback on relevant learning activities.  


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

The University Library has extensive resources for Fashion and Textiles students. The Library has produced a number of subject guides that includes quality online and print resources for your studies Fashion and Textiles Library Guides

The Library provides guides on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarians.


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.

Assessment may include tests, case studies and assignments. Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program director or Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

A student charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www.rmit.edu.au/policies/academic#assessment